Many took to social media to share their ideas after the profitable businessman was formally elected

Mamelodi Sundowns proprietor Patrice Motsepe was confirmed as the primary South African president of the Confederation of African Soccer (Caf) on Friday afternoon. 

The 59-year-old billionaire was elected unopposed in the 43rd Caf Common Meeting which came about in Morocco capital metropolis, Rabat.

This was after opposition candidates Augustin Senghor of Senegal‚ Mauritanian Ahmed Yahya and Jacques Anouma of Ivory Coast withdrew from the race for the presidency. 

Senghor and Yahya will function new Caf vice-presidents and Anouma shall be a particular advisor and marketing consultant to Motsepe, who’s the primary president of Caf from an Anglophone nation within the organisation’s 64-year historical past

Motsepe has changed outgoing Caf president Ahmad Ahmad, whose five-year ban was just lately lowered to 2 years by the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) however he nonetheless couldn’t run for re-election.  

Many Africans together with soccer legends, present gamers, followers and golf equipment took to Twitter to react to the information of Motsepe’s affirmation as the brand new head of African soccer. 

You may learn the perfect reactions under:


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